Congratulations to Drs. McMonigal, Neal and Eisen.
CAP Pathologist Service Spotlight Awards Announced
As director of Clinical Laboratories at NASA, Kathleen A. McMonigal, MD, FCAP, attends each landing of the space shuttle and ensures the integrity and safe keeping of the astronauts’ medical specimens. Dr. McMonigal inventories and organizes a retrieval system for all astronaut specimens held by NASA since the 1960s. She developed a protocol for astronauts to obtain their own specimens. The College proudly recognizes Dr. McMonigal with the Pathologist Service Spotlight Award for her work in setting medical standards for astronaut selection prior to review by the Aerospace Medicine Board. The College also honors Margaret H. Neal, MD, FCAP, and recognizes her leadership in the development of the CAP Mentor Program. As a seasoned pathologist, Dr. Neal gives guidance to pathologists new to the specialty and contributes to the program’s success. Richard N. Eisen, MD, FCAP, is the newest recipient of the Spotlight Service Award for his work to advance cancer research and the specialty.
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